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MatPlus.Net Forum Twomovers Macleod "Mat" 1985 - still a 'Vlad' !?
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(1) Posted by Zalmen Kornin [Friday, Jun 12, 2009 03:01]

Macleod "Mat" 1985 - still a 'Vlad' !?

In a search of problems containing the "Vladimirov Theme" (cf. ) following appeared - I'm recognizing two V.-variations ( Nd4/Nd6 ) plus a "pseudo" (or NON- as you like) variation Nc7 - A changed mate, not related to the Vladimirov idea, brings a fourth variation - The artistry in presentation makes on almost forget (or forgive !?) the random battery opening as threat...

N. A. Macleod
"Mat" 1985
(= 7+12 )
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(2) Posted by Zalmen Kornin [Tuesday, Aug 4, 2009 06:37]

awarded "2-nd H. M." - 'vlad', or not 'vlad'
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(3) Posted by Zalmen Kornin [Saturday, Jun 12, 2010 12:33]

Well, the paradox can be recognized in the Tries 1.Nd6 and 1.Nd4, and - moreover - in a 'pure' form (no mutual captures, no different squares before and after the key)

But, of course, as the actual threat after the key (the random N move) includes both Tries (plus a third "pseudo"-V try 1.Nc7); the Problem is, so to say, "beside the point" as a thematical exposition
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